Category: Education

Youth may request funding for a variety of purposes outside of tribal programs, including:
• Sport fees (registration, equipment, shoes)
• Music, dance and theatre lessons
• Instrument purchase and rental
• Language lessons
• Camps (sports, band, art, academic) and related travel fees
• Educational, cultural, and class trips
• Testing fees
• Driver's education
• Senior pictures
• School supplies and book deposits (school clothes NOT included)
• Regalia and youth drum

All applications must include the following information:
• Completed application
• Copy of student's tribal card (expired cards not accepted)
• Proof of income (most recent check stub, tax forms, W‐2, etc.)
• Invoice, registration, or brochure/literature with organization's name and costs or receipt of payment

ALL documents MUST be submitted to: Kaylynn Cairns, YEA Manager, 2 Ice Circle, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Questions? Email Kaylynn or call her at 906‑635‑4944.

Youth Development Fund Application 2021